When Rhode Island lawmakers voted to legalize medical marijuana in 2005, then nonprofit medical dispensaries four years later, it put the state among the forerunners of an increasingly progressive national attitude toward the drug.
Brown University’s School of Professional Studies Executive Master in Healthcare Leadership program is hosting an evening panel of experts to discuss ways that patients can manage their medical care.
Bill White is the chief author of the new book, “Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports,” a topic that has risen in public awareness due to expanding research on the effects of sports-related head injuries. White grew up playing many sports and is the father of five children who have been high school athletes, one of whom suffered a concussion and had some long-term effects that only became clear several years later.more
Lester P. Schindel started Nov. 10 as CEO of CharterCARE Health Partners. The regional health care network operates Roger Williams Medical Center, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, the St. Joseph Services of Rhode Island, Elmhurst Extended Care and a number of affiliated physician and health providers.more
The Women’s Health Council is hosting Women and Body Image: Reclaiming, Recovering, a conference focusing on body image issues for teenage girls and adults through a montage of poetry, movement and conversation with patients and providers.
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